In the news: PCSG supports free access to smart chatbot

This initiative is launched in the UK on a non-profit basis with the support of the Primary Care Society for Gastroenterology (PCSG).

Covid-19 forced the most vulnerable in our society to go into self-isolation, such as the 600.000 people living in the UK with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) of which Crohn’s and Colitis are most common.

To help manage their disease more effectively during the crisis, the digital coach from Nori Health is made available for free from their website (use access code UKFREE) with the support of the Primary Care Society for Gastroenterology and its Chair, Dr Kevin Barrett.

Nori Health is an 8-week supportive program with a conversational (chatbot) coach for people living with Crohn’s or Colitis. This is done through daily chat conversations with Nori across 100+ evidence-based topics proven to impact quality of life.

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About PCSG – Primary Care Society for Gastroenterology

The Primary Care Society for Gastroenterology is a not for profit members society founded in 1985 ( As the voice of primary care gastroenterology, we engage with a wide range of organisations to promote our main purpose, “Improving Gut Health for Everyone”. The society is authoritative, collaborative and innovative, and has built relationships with charities, Royal Colleges, NICE and other key national organisations to deliver a range of activities that meet this purpose. Today the society has a large and growing membership, an active and informative website and a well respected journal, The Digest.